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A new matchmaking event on the horizon as MBM Tourism Prague takes place on 30 September
While the second edition of the matchmaking business meetings will only take place in form of virtual meetings, it will nonetheless bring together companies from a large number of European countries. … More
TouriSME analyses gaps between tourism SMEs’ current practices and potential environmental improvements in its latest scientific paper
The scientific paper titled “Adoption of Circular Economy and Environmental Certifications: Perceptions of Tourism SMEs” the TouriSME project recently published summarises the underlying challenges fo … More
The TouriSME project publishes a collection of more than 100 good practices in tourism
After a thorough research done by the proejct partners which span over nearly a dozen different fields of environmental management, a compendium of more than 100 carefully selected good practices are … More
European Commission launches a stakeholder consultation on the transition pathway for tourism
The update of the EU Industrial Strategy highlights the need to accelerate the green and digital transition of EU industry and its ecosystems. It proposes cocreation with industry, public authorities, … More
New report on single-use plastic products aims to advance sustainability in travel and tourism
The World Travel & Tourism Council and the United Nations Environment Programme launched a major new report addressing the complex issue of single-use plastic products within travel and tourism. ” … More
TOURISME to be featured at CAST project’s final conference
Although at its very beginning, the TOURISME project is already attracting a lot of attention, the last being an invitation to the CAST project’s Final Conference on 29 June. While the TOURISME projec … More
Synergies initiated between TOURISME and other likeminded projects as they meet online
The six awarded projects under the 2019 call “Boosting sustainable tourism development and capacity of tourism SMEs through transnational cooperation and knowledge transfer” launched by the EU’s COSME … More
TOURISME’s research and survey on the adoption of Circular Economy and environmental certifications among tourism SMEs shine a light on a slow transition
The recent research and survey led by Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies and the accompanying results, now available in form of a scientific paper, contribute to the debate on the adoption of green … More
WHO ARE WE?
The consortium of 8, led by Consulta Europa as the project coordinator, is a result of a careful selection which will grant necessary support for the selected beneficiary SMEs. Consisting of regional authorities from the four countries and accompanying technical, communication and academic expertise providers, the consortium will closely work with the SMEs in all aspects necessary for achieving the objectives of both the SMEs and the project itself.
WHO ARE WE DOING THIS FOR?
WHAT DO WE WANT TO ACHIEVE?
Preceded by setting up a knowledge base and mapping existing good practices in environmental management in the field of tourism, the project will see a development of transnational and cross-sectoral support schemes. These schemes will have the ultimate objective of enabling the participating SMEs to scale up their activities and build capacities within their enterprises and finally access certification schemes and other initiatives that promote sustainable tourism and lead to competitive advantage, as an added value.